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Upcoming Events Newsletter

Keeping you up to date on Indonesian related actual and virtual events.

If you have information on planned events please let us know.

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Eric de Haas
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Time is in AEST unless otherwise specified.


Brisbane - Wed 14 - 16 July 

11th biennial Indonesia Council Open Conference (ICOC)
The focus will be on partnerships that underpin Australia-Indonesia relations.  
University of Queensland
The call for papers ends on 21 February. 


Brisbane Thursday 15 July 5pm
AIBC QLD: Networking Event,

Fridays Riverside 
123 Eagle Street BRISBANE CITY QLD 4000
AIBC Members $10
Non-Member $15


Perth - Thurs 15 July - 5:30pm 

AIBC WA: Business Networking Event with the Consulate General of Indonesia
Indonesian Consulate
134 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth WA


Saturday 17July 2021 - 6pm AEST -  (3pm WIB) - Zoom
AIA Zoom Cocktails session.  

Guest Speaker: Scott Merrillees -  will give a presentation about his most recent book FACES OF INDONESIA: 500 Postcards 1900-1945 .

Members free, others by donation. ($2, $5, or $10 - you choose the level of donation)


Sydney - Thursday 22 July - 11am AEDT  Zoom only
IndoLit Club 



Saturday 24 July 2021 - 6pm AEST - (3pm WIB) - Zoom

We have all heard and viewed the tragic situation with the Covid19 pandemic in Indonesia.

The AIA of NSW is honoured to present to members and guests a special zoom session on Saturday, 24 July, 2021, at 6pm AEST (15pm, WIB) featuring prominent Indonesian epidemiologist, Dr Pandu Riono, Indonesia's Dr Common Sense!

During this session, Dr Pandu Riono (Epidemiologist and Senior Faculty of Public Health at University of Indonesia) will review the current situation surrounding the management of the covid pandemic in Indonesia, focusing on the healthcare system, the covid vaccination program for more than 180 million of its adult population, and his outlook for the covid pandemic in Indonesia as he sees it.

During 2020, epidemiologist Pandu Riono became Indonesia’s self-appointed spokesman for common sense.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about covid in Indonesia!!”

Members free, others by donation. ($2, $5, or $10 - you choose the level of donation)


Saturday 7 August 2021 - 6pm AEST -  (3pm WIB) - Zoom
AIA Zoom Cocktails session.  

Guest Speaker: Ron Witton - Speaking on "My 60 years of Indonesia: Its land, its language and its history" - including breakfast with President Soekarno!

Members free, others by donation. ($2, $5, or $10 - you choose the level of donation)

Canberra - Sat 21 August 
AIA ACT Winter Dinner

If people are unable to attend due to Covid travel restrictions, refunds will be made.


Sydney - Sat 28 August - 7pm
AIA NSW Dinner

Details TBA

Ubud - 29 October to 8 November
Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2021

Canberra - Sunday 14 November  - 12 noon
AIA ACT Trivia Lunch



14 - 16 December - Zoom
Monash University presents The International Conference and Cultural Event (ICCE) of Lampung Indonesia (14-16 Dec)

ICCE Lampung 2021, presented by the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music and Performance in collaboration with the Monash Herb Feith Indonesia Engagement Centre, will mark the 62nd anniversary of the Monash Faculty of Arts’ ongoing engagement with Indonesia. The conference will be presented online and is free to all presenters and participants. Opening night will be a free hybrid event, hosted at Monash University Teaching and Learning Building, Clayton Campus with a zoom attendance option.




Indonesian Classes Online for Adults.
Organised by AIA ACT

6 Adult levels - starting 12 July. 8 weeks. Cost $140
Discounts available


Indonesian Classes Online and face to face (Melb CBD)
Organised by AIA Vic

In Term 2 2021, AIAV will continue to hold our Bahasa Indonesia classes both via Zoom and Face-to-Face in the CBD.
Zoom classes will be held on Tuesdays for Beginner, Intermediate 1 & 3 and Advanced Conversation and then on Thursdays for Intermediate 2, from 7pm - 8.30pm.
Face-to-face classes will be held at the CBD venue on Thursdays for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced, from 6.30pm - 8.30pm.
For more information and online registration:
Term 2 Online Language Class - Tuesday
Term 2 Online Language Class - Thursday
Term 2 Face-to-Face Language Class CBD - Thursday
Students will be provided with the relevant links and information prior to the beginning of class.


Suara Indonesia Dance - online Indonesian dance classes via zoom. They’re held on Friday nights between 6:30pm - 7:30pm AEST.

Kremes Podcast provides lovers of Australia and Indonesia with a chance to listen to a range of Aus-Indo topics from casual chats about our shared cross-cultural experiences to more informative discussions like tips on living/studying/working in Australia. 

Indonesia Project Global Seminar - ANU’s Indonesia Project online weekly series of seminars on COVID-19. Join in for live discussions, or surf through the archives of previous seminars.


If you know of any upcoming events, please let us KNOW.

Australia Indonesia Association of NSW - 2021 Membership Application.

To apply (or renew) and pay for AIA membership, please click on the membership button below.

AIA Membership
AIA NSW needs assistance with:
  • Website and social media content management
  • Organising Zoom speakers and sessions
  • Planning for the Australia Indonesia Awards program and gala Awards Presenntation Night
Also looking for people to join the committee.
For more information, send us an email

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